Lecturer Non-Tenure Track

University of Illinois - Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 10, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking two full-time teaching faculty members.  The Lecturer teaching track is a long-term career track that starts with the Lecturer position and offers opportunities for advancement to Senior Lecturer.  Candidates would work alongside 16 full-time teaching faculty with over 150 years of combined teaching experience and 12 awards for excellence. The standard teaching load is 1-3 undergraduate courses per semester, depending on enrollment.

The first opening is targeted for computer ethics and technical communications.  Minimum qualifications include a graduate degree in ethics and/or communications-related field. Some experience in computer science, or a related field is preferred, but not required.

Areas of interest for the second opening include introductory programming, data structures, computer organization/systems, web development, data science, software engineering, and machine learning.  Minimum qualifications include an MS in Computer Science.

Candidates for either position must have either (a) demonstrated evidence of effective teaching, or (b) convincing argument of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. 

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top-ten most diverse universities in the US (US News and World Report), a top-ten best value (Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education) and a Hispanic-serving institution. Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant city. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers an outstanding array of cultural, culinary, recreational, and sporting experiences.  In addition to the lakefront and theater districts, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest and densest skylines, an 8100-acre park system, professional teams in all major sports, and extensive public transit and biking networks.

Applications are submitted online at https://jobs.uic.edu/. In the online application include a curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least three references, a statement providing evidence of effective teaching, a statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion (or plans to make future contributions), recordings of recent teaching activities either in-person or online, and recent teaching evaluations. For additional information please contact Dr. John Bell, Committee Chair, jbell@uic.edu.

For fullest consideration, please apply by January 03, 2021. We will continue to accept and review applications until the positions are filled. 

Duties:  Teaching   Qualifications:  Master’s degree or higher in computer science in closely related field.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

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